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Open Position for a project on "Theory and Algorithms for Structure Determination"

  • Application Deadline
    31 January 2021
  • Contact Name
    Prof. Helmut Grumbüller

The Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry is one of the largest institutes of the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science and conducts basic research to advance knowledge and benefit society. Innovative projects and interdisciplinary cooperation characterize research within the Max Planck Society.

The aim of the project is to develop Bayesian or Deep Learning methods to obtain high-resolution molecular structures and dynamics from sparse and noisy experimental data. More details: www.mpibpc.mpg.de/9660732/SM-Ultrafast-XRay-Diffraction

The successful candidate for either position has a keen interest and strong skills in computational molecular physics and probability theory / machine learning, and a strong interest in interdisciplinary research and collaboration with experimental groups.

You hold a PhD or equivalent degree in any of the above mentioned or a related field.The position is limited to two years with a possibility of extension. Payment and benefits are based on the TVoD (wage agreement for public service personnel) guidelines. The starting date is flexible.

The group language is English, so no German language skills are required – but it’s a great opportunity for you to learn German!

The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals.

Interested? Submit your application including cover letter (explaining background and motivation), CV, transcripts, and publication record preferably via e-mail as one single PDF file to

Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
Department „Theoretical and Computational Biophysics“
Prof. Dr. Helmut Grubmüller
Am Fassberg 11
37077 Göttingen

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